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Paris, Texas

1984 film by Wim Wenders

Paris, Texas

Released 19 May 1984 (38 years, 11 months ago)

Director Wim Wenders
Duration 147 minutes
Awards Palme d'Or
Genre drama film
Composer Ry Cooder
Production company Film4 Productions and Argos Films
Country of origin France, Germany, United Kingdom and United States of America
Screenwriter Sam Shepard and L. M. Kit Carson
Producer Anatole Dauman

About Paris, Texas

Paris, Texas is a haunting and visually stunning film that explores themes of identity, family, and redemption. Directed by Wim Wenders and written by Sam Shepard, the film follows Travis (Harry Dean Stanton), a man who wanders out of the desert after four years of silence and amnesia. With the help of his brother Walt (Dean Stockwell), Travis tries to reconnect with his estranged wife Jane (Nastassja Kinski) and their young son Hunter (Hunter Carson).

The film's cinematography, by Robby Müller, is breathtaking, capturing the vast and desolate landscapes of the American Southwest. The performances are equally impressive, with Stanton delivering a quietly powerful portrayal of a man struggling to come to terms with his past and his place in the world.

Paris, Texas was a critical and commercial success upon its release in 1984, winning the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and earning rave reviews from critics. It has since become a cult classic and a touchstone of independent cinema.


Ebert, R. (1984, October 19). Paris, Texas.

Paris, Texas. (n.d.). Criterion Collection.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


91 years, 2 months, 26 days


47 years, 3 months, 18 days

Born first

28 October 1919

Died first

5 January 2000

Born last

26 December 1975

Died last

7 November 2021

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